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In this topic, we are going to discuss the CREATION OF USERS IN FATWIRE. To create a user in Fatwire, you need to login with ADMIN Credentials. Users can be created in Fatwire using ADVANCED UI, and the WEM UI. We are going to learn how to create the users in ADVANCED UI of FATWIRE.


1. Login to the ADVANCED  UI with Admin credentials.

2. Go to the ADMIN tab of the Advanced UI.

3. Expand “CONTENT SERVER MANAGEMENT TOOLS“. After expanding this, you will be able to see SITE, ELEMENT, ACLs, USER, etc.

4. Double click on USER. The following screen appears. In this screen, as shown below, we can MODIFY USERS, ADD USERS, DELETE USERS, MODIFY USER ATTRIBUTES.

5. Enter a name for the user in the ENTER USER NAME field. This name will be the login username for the new user.

6. Click on ADD USER radio button.

7. Click on the OK button. The following screen appears.

8. Assign the ACCESS PRIVILEGES for the user, as required.

9. Enter the PASSWORD, and re enter the same in RE-ENTER PASSWORD field.

10. Click on the ADD button.


Dynamic Publishing is the process of publishing the content (assets) to some other machine/destination. This Dynamic Publishing is of two types.

1. Mirror to Server : Mirror to Server is the method used to copy database rows to remote dynamic server

2. Real time Publishing : Real time Publishing is the method used to copy assets to remote dynamic server.

Out of these both, Mirror to Server is the one which is used mostly. Mirror to Server is built with the Content Server Mirror API to copy approved assets from the Content Server database on one system to the Content Server database on another system.


The following steps are involved in the creation of a DYNAMIC PUBLISHING DESTINATION:

  • Login to the Advanced user interface.
  • Go to the admin tab of the tree.
  • Click on ADD NEW. The following screen appears:

  • In the “DELIVERY TYPE” drop down, select “MIRROR TO SERVER: Copy database rows to remote dynamic server”.
  • Enter a name for the publishing destination in NAME field
  • In the “DESTINATION ADDRESS” field, enter the name of the server, its port, followed by “/cs/”. For example, if  is the page which you use for logging into the advanced UI (URL of Remote Server), then the Destination address would look like this http://samplenodecom:8080/cs/
  • Enter the user name in “REMOTE USER” field.
  • Enter the password in “REMOTE PASSWORD” field.
  • Select the roles which approve the assets for publishing to this location.
  • Select the roles which can publish to this destination.
  • Select the sites for which this destination will be available.
  • Click on ADD NEW DESTINATION button in the bottom.

In this way, the Dynamic Publishing destination can be created.

Once the dynamic destination has been created, we need to check whether the destination is working properly or not. This can be known by observing the GREEN BULB image seen as shown in the image below. If a RED BULB image is shown, then there is some problem in connecting to the destination, like network issues, remote server might be down, licensing issues of the remote server for fatwire, VPN connectivity issues, etc. If any of the above issues arise, you need to consult the Fatwire / System Administrator of your company.

In this way, the Mirror to Server destination needs to be created and configured.

The rest of the APPROVAL, STATUS, PUBLISHING process is same as Static Publishing.